JOTW 22-2015

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IABC World Conference 2015

San Francisco, California

14-17 June 2015

http://wc.iabc.com/

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JOTW 22-2015

June 1, 2015

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This is JOTW newsletter number 1,608

 

“The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas.”

– Linus Pauling

 

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***  This week’s Can’t Wait postings:

 

None this week

 

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***  This week’s top jobs:

 

None this week

 

***  Top Jobs:  Stand above the rest.  Your job can be right here, at the top of the weekly JOTW newsletter.  Top job placement costs $100 per job per week.  To be on top, contact Ned at lundquist989@cs.com.

 

***  If you find out about a job opportunity in communications, send it to me (lundquist989@cs.com),  and I’ll share it with the JOTW network.

 

***  The JOTW network is built upon cooperative principles.  Share, and reap the benefits.  And it feels good to help others.  I call it selfish altruism.  But this also means you need to contribute.

 

***  Listing a position is free.  Top jobs placement is $100, and a “Can’t Wait” posting is $300.

 

***  In this issue:

 

***  One Paragraph Pitch

 

1.)  Communication Manager, MVLE Inc., Springfield, VA

2.)  Senior Copywriter, Stone Brewing Co., Escondido, California

3.)  Communications Officer, Clark College, Vancouver, WA

4.)  Communications Director, Democratic Party of Oregon, Portland, OR

5.)  MARKETING AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR, Washington State University-Vancouver, Vancouver, WA

6.)  Marketing Coordinator – Social Media portfolio, Powell’s Books, Portland, OR

7.)  Communications Associate, Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility, Washington, DC

8.)  Managing Associate, CLS Strategies, Washington, D.C.

10.)  Senior Associate Director of Media Relations, Office of Media Relations, George Washington University, Washington, DC

 

11.)  Director of Public Relations, Agora Cyber Charter School, Wayne, PA

12.)  Director of Communications, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory – Princeton, NJ

13.)  SR PUBLIC REL SPEC, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

14.)  Marketing/Communications Manager (Sales Analytics Manager), client located in the Bucks County area, The Creative Group, TREVOSE, PA

15.)  Associate Director of Marketing & Community Engagement, Campus Dining, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

16.)  Corporate Communications Manager, Hanover Research, Arlington, VA

17.)  Editor, Social Media and Digital Content, Fidelity Charitable, Cary, North Carolina

18.)  Communications Officer, US Program Job, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Washington, DC

19.)  Associate Director of Marketing and Communications, Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School, Foster City, CA

20.)  Sharing Science Specialist, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC

 

21.)  Communications and Marketing Manager for Environmental Non-Profit, Alice Ferguson Foundation, Accokeek, Maryland

22.)  Communications Director, City Year, Boston, Mass.

23.)  Communications Manager, Alpha-1 Foundation, Miami, Florida

24.)  Communications Intern, CF Studio Architecture + Development, Cherry Creek, CO

25.)  Public Relations Intern, Promo Communications, Aspen, CO

26.)  Communications Intern, City of Evans, Coloardo

27.)  Director of Communications, Solar Cookers International, Sacramento, California

28.)  Communications and Media Specialist, Making Cents International, Washington, D.C.

29.)  Public Relations & Social Media Manager (Bilingual Spanish), Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation, Alexandria, Virginia

30.)  Communications Director, Natura Bisse International, Inc., Dallas, Texas

 

31.)  Senior Account Executive, Free Agents Marketing, Suffolk, Virginia

32.)  Manager, Government Relations/Public Policy Communications, Adobe, Washington, DC

33.)  Public Relations & Partnership Marketing Director, National 4-H Council, Chevy Chase, Maryland

34.)  Director of Communications & Social Media, Craft Yarn Council, Carrollton, TX

35.)  Account Executive – Corporate Communications, PadillaCRT, Richmond, VA

36.)  Visual Communications Specialist – E2A, Pathfinder International, Washington D.C.

37.)  US Media Manager, The Marine Stewardship Council, Washington, D.C.

38.)  Senior Account Executive, Free Agents Marketing, Suffolk, VA

39.)  Marketing Communication Officer, Americas, DSM, Stanley, NC

40.)  Senior Marketing Communications Specialist, CNSI, Rockville, MD

 

41.)  Communications Coordinator, BP, Washington, DC

42.)  Communications & External Affairs Lead, BP, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

43.)  Communications Manager, BP, Shanghai, China

44.)  Marketing Specialist, Hiway Federal Credit Union, Saint Paul, MN

45.)  Senior Director, Public & Media Relations, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, New Jersey

46.)  Sr. Associate, Corporate Communications, Vision Technologies Systems, Inc., Alexandria, VA

47.)  Manager, Media Relations/Consumer, Golin, Chicago, IL

48.)  Account Supervisor, Media Relations, Golin, NY, NY

49.)  PR Internship, Golin, San Francisco, CA

50.)  Princesses and Childrens Entertainers at Parties! WILL TRAIN! Adrenaline Entertainment, Woodbury, NY

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report

 

***  Here’s the link for the JOTW newsletter on the website:

http://www.nedsjotw.com/2015/06/01/jotw-22-2015/

 

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***  One Paragraph Pitch:

 

None this week.

 

***  Send your One Paragraph Pitch submissions to lundquist989@cs.com.  You can pitch yourself or your business anyway you want, as long as it’s short and to the point.  You can include a photo, too! There is no waiting list.  And it’s free!  Submit yours today!

 

***  Congratulations to the 2015 IABC Fellows:

 

The International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) has announced its 2015 Fellows: Kellie Garrett MC, John Gerstner ABC, Amanda Hamilton-Attwell ABC, Jim Lukazewski ABC, and Anna Marie Wiley ABC MC.

 

The IABC Fellows designation is the highest honor the organization confers upon its members and is awarded to communication professionals for exceptional leadership and service to IABC. The Fellows will be presented their awards at the Excellence Gala to be held at the 2015 IABC World Conference on 15 June in San Francisco.

 

***  IABC World Conference 2015

San Francisco, California

14-17 June 2015

 

Come explore new ways of approaching communication with some of the most innovative thinkers and visionary leaders of our time. With this year’s theme, “Changing the Landscape: Informing the future,” you will experience sessions that will stimulate your thinking. Gain ideas you can put to work now. By attending the IABC World Conference, you will: Increase your network with over 1,200 participants in attendance.

 

http://wc.iabc.com/

 

***  Ned’s upcoming travel, maybe, perhaps:

 

June 22, Owego, New York

 

July 7-8, Cleveland, Ohio

 

July 15-17, San Diego, Calif.

 

August 3-8, East Lansing, Mich.

 

August 17-19, San Diego, Calif.

 

September 30-1 October, Tokyo, Japan

 

***  Your Very Next Step!

 

The May / June issue of  YVNS newsletter is posted at

http://www.yourverynextstep.com/2015/05/22/your-very-next-step-newsletter-for-may-june-2015/

 

***  Let’s get to the jobs!

 

1.)  Communication Manager, MVLE Inc., Springfield, VA

 

Our Mission

To create futures one person at a time for people with disabilitiesthrough employment and support services.

 

Our Vision

Utilizing best business practices, MVLE will encourage personal andprofessional growth for people living with disabilities.

 

Position Summaryfor Essential Functions

 

Overall purpose of the position: The Communications Manager will overseeMVLE’s digital communications outreach through visual storytelling- creatingvideos, photos and digital products to connect with our stakeholders. Thisposition will work to ensure a consistent brand and voice is promoted acrossmultiple channels including video, photography, web and social media. Thisposition will be an integral part of the Communications Department and our workin achieving MVLE’s strategic goals of engaging stakeholders and communicatingour mission to our broader community.

 

Education: Bachelor’sdegree in journalism, communication, marketing, digital media, or publicrelations or commensurate experience is preferred.

 

Experience: Minimum three to five years ofprofessional experience in journalism,communication, marketing, digital media, or public relations. Experienceworking with Adobe Creative Suite products, graphic design, video productionand editing, and photography is preferred. Candidate should possess strongwritten and verbal communication skills, experience writing a variety of stylesand copyediting with a high degree of accuracy, detail-oriented with highinitiative, ability to think creatively and work well both independently and asa team member. Candidate should have a passion for the power of storytelling toinspire our stakeholders to become engaged with our mission and programs.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Digital mediadevelopment: Maintain MVLE’s digital platforms designed to communicate and marketorganization services and products with key stakeholders. Oversee the creationof visual content (video, photos, graphics, etc.) to MVLE’s community. Serve asproducer for video and photo projects across the organization includingphotography at organizational functions and special events. Provide support andassistance for updating MVLE’s website including visual and written contentcreation.
  • Content creation and writing: Write and editcontent designed to promote the mission, vision, and goals of MVLE. Identifycompelling stories within MVLE’s programs and clients we serve. Write and editscripts and storyboards for video productions. Maintain relationships withmembers of MVLE’s community to identify stories and gather information acrossprograms and lines of business to develop content for communications andmarketing outreach. Managecontent calendar in coordination with Communications Department team to ensureconsistent and frequent content, in line with MVLE’s brand and voice.
  • Social media management: Manage MVLE’s presence on social mediachannels including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagramand LinkedIn. Generate content that engages stakeholders across multipleplatforms and builds MVLE’s community of ambassadors and partners. Providereports on social media analytics and engagement efforts to determine theeffectiveness of outreach activities.
  • Communications Department assistance: Other duties as assigned to support theCommunications Department.

 

Competencies Required:

  • ActionOriented: Consistently maintains high levels of activity orproductivity; sustains long working hours when necessary, works with vigor,effectiveness and determination over a sustained period.
  • AppliedLearning: Able to learnand properly apply new job-related information in a timely manner. Has theability to absorb and comprehend job-related information from formal trainingand other formal and informal learning experiences.
  • Collaboration/Teamwork: Builds constructive working relationshipswith clients/customers, other work units, community organizations and others tomeet mutual goals and objectives. Behaves professionally and supportively whenworking with individuals from a variety of ethnic, social and educationalbackgrounds.
  • Communication: Clearlyconveys and receives information and ideas through a variety of media toindividuals or groups in a manner that engages the listener, helps themunderstand and retain the message, and invites response and feedback. Keepsothers informed as appropriate. Demonstrates good written, oral and listeningskills.
  • Initiative:Takes action withoutbeing asked or required to; achieves goals beyond job requirements; beingproactive; taking prompt action to accomplish objectives.
  • Innovation:Uses creativity andimagination to develop new insights into situations and applies new solutionsto problems. Comes up with new and unique ideas.
  • Planning& Organizing: Organizeswork, sets priorities, and determines resources requirements; determinesnecessary sequence of activities needs to achieve goals.
  • ProfessionalWork Standards: Sets highstandards and well-defined, realistic goals for one’s self; displays a highlevel of effort and commitment towards completing assignments in a timelymanner; works with minimal supervision; is motivated to achieve.
  • Strategic Focus: Understands how an organization mustchange in light of internal and external trends and influences; keeps the big,long-range picture in mind; builds a shared long-range organizational visionwith others. Committed to course of action to achieve long-range goals andinfluences others to translate vision into action.
  • Technical/Professional Knowledge & Skills: Possesses,acquires, and maintains the technical/professional expertise required to do thejob effectively and to create client/customer solutions. Technical/professionalexpertise is demonstrated through problem solving, applying professionaljudgment, and competent performance.

 

Selected candidate must pass all pre-employmentrequirements, which include criminal background check, FBI Fingerprinting, CPSand Drug and TB screening.

 

MVLE is anEqual Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  It is our policy that we will notdiscriminate against any person based on race, color, religion, sex, nationalorigin, ancestry, disability or veteran status.

 

We provide adrug-free and smoke-free workplace for all employees.

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=mvle&jobId=68850

 

(Note:  Ned’s son, Tom Lundquist, works for MVLE.  If you apply for this position, please indicate that you hear about this opportunity from the Job of the Week newsletter.)

 

2.)  Senior Copywriter, Stone Brewing Co., Escondido, California

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Senior-Copywriter/150415.html

 

***  From Mac’s List:

 

3.)  Communications Officer, Clark College, Vancouver, WA

https://www.macslist.org/macs-list/Clark-College/Communications-Officer/p9VMvPctx3QP/#top

 

4.)  Communications Director, Democratic Party of Oregon, Portland, OR

https://www.macslist.org/macs-list/Democratic-Party-of-Oregon/Communications-Director/pTVmc26TdZXj/#top

 

5.)  MARKETING AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR, Washington State University-Vancouver, Vancouver, WA

https://www.macslist.org/macs-list/Washington-State-University-Vancouver/MARKETING-AND-COMMUNITY-ENGAGEMENT-COORDINATOR/pcDQsdPbK4zW/#top

 

6.)  Marketing Coordinator – Social Media portfolio, Powell’s Books, Portland, OR

https://www.macslist.org/macs-list/Powells-Books/Marketing-Coordinator-Social-Media-portfolio/pntrZXkXcc4r/#top

 

7.)  Communications Associate, Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility, Washington, DC

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Hispanic-Association-on-Corporate-Responsibility/jobs/Communication-Associate-f927f027db1e288e

 

***  From Sam Heitner:

 

Thanks for running JOTW. Always useful.
Hoping you could post the attached job posting for a Managing Associate position we have at CLSStrategies.
Thanks
Sam

 

8.)  Managing Associate, CLS Strategies, Washington, D.C.

 

CLS Strategies, a Washington, D.C.-based public affairs and strategic communications firm, is currently seeking applicants for its mid-level Managing Associate position.

 

CLS Strategies serves a range of clients – including Fortune 100 corporations, trade associations, foreign governments, international organizations and non-profits. Some are in the midst of regulatory and legislative challenges, or high-stakes litigation. Others are facing government investigations or reputational threats. All are looking for creative solutions at the intersection of politics, public policy and communications.

 

Ideal candidates are driven, self-starters with the ability to grasp complex subject matter quickly and work well within teams. Individuals should have 4+ years of experience in public affairs corporate/crisis communications. Candidates must possess strong writing skills, experience in managing media relations, and ability to formulate creative communications strategies and messages. Experience in the media, political campaigns/Capitol Hill, a PR agency, association, or non-profit is desirable and Spanish fluency is a plus. Salary is commensurate with experience.

 

Interested applicants should email resume and cover letter to careers@clsstrategies.com or for more information, visit www.clsstrategies.com.

 

9.)  Community Manager, Relay for Life, American Cancer Society, Peoria, Illinois

 

Executes a portfolio of Relay For Life events, with accountability for significant income targets, as well as event-related mission and advocacy activities. Ensures goal achievement through the effective leadership, engagement, empowerment, and mobilization of event volunteers.

 

  • Accountable for the achievement of income performance targets for a portfolio of Relay For Life events, including community feeder events.
  • Responsible for effectively and efficiently completing activities and meeting target deadlines in order to execute successful events.
  • Implements best practices for leadership development, increased participation and event revenue growth; drives and encourages creativity and innovation at the community level.
  • Develops and demonstrates skills in community organization, relationship building and talent identification and leadership development.
  • Engages, trains and manages relationships with community volunteers to ensure successful events execution, with a focus on event volunteer leadership positions.
  • Engages the community in Relay For Life to drive increased event participation – event committee, teams, team members, sponsors and survivor/caregiver – including youth engagement through teams in community events, Relay Recess and Field Day, high school Coaches vs. Cancer.
  • Collaborates with Corporate & Distinguished Partners and Health Systems staff to maximize event success; leverages opportunities to engage constituents from corporate, distinguished partners and health systems activities in events through event sponsorship and participation
  • Works in partnership with Health Systems staff for achievement of identified event-related mission goals, including enterprise-wide initiatives. Integrates mission/cancer control activities messaging and within Relay For Life events.
  • Partners with enterprise support functions and ensures appropriate support is provided for successful execution of events.
  • Utilizes available tools and processes to maximize event results, including online fundraising.
  • Utilizes and responds to customer satisfaction survey, comparative event and success factors data.
  • Monitors progress against objectives; adjusts plans and manages contingency efforts and resources as required
  • Ensures strong logistical coordination for assigned events.
  • Facilitates volunteer retention and ensures meaningful volunteer recognition.
  • Utilizes defined processes to ensure timely and accurate event data entry.
  • Ensures compliance with ACS policies, including employment, risk management, event and cash handling, and financial controls.
  • Works in partnership with ACS CAN, including efforts to increase ACS CAN membership.
  • Actively demonstrates and cascades the enterprise-wide mindsets: integrity, collaboration and stewardship.

 

Requirements:

 

Bachelor’s degree in related field and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. One year related experience preferred, working within a multi-million dollar organization a plus.

 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work successfully in a diverse team environment.
  • Ability to recruit, train and motivate community-based volunteers.
  • Demonstrated ability in handling multiple priorities, project management and meeting deadlines; strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Proven relationship building, persuasion and influence skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation, with extensive experience in effectively addressing and resolving issues with constituents.
  • Ability to proactively monitor and adjust activities to respond to changing circumstances and priorities to meet goals, proactively address issues as they arise and mitigate risks associated to events.
  • Outcome driven; strong project management ability.
  • Able to work through others to accomplish goals.
  • Strong market, community and constituent perspective.
  • Remains composed under stress, handles responses to criticism tactfully and delivers on organizational commitments.
  • Broad knowledge of the overall structure, programs, and services of the American Cancer Society including policies and procedures.
  • Proficient in computer-based information systems.

 

Must have access to car or be able to transport materials to and from meetings and special events/programs. Must be able to staff evening and weekend committee meetings, events and programs. Must be able to staff Friday and Saturday overnight Relay and other events, and remain onsite for the duration of the event. Must be able to lift 30 lbs and perform set up / take down of event equipment.

 

Staff has a unique opportunity to save lives through direct mission impact while fulfilling personal and career objectives. The American Cancer Society values accountability and high performance and rewards those teams and team members who continually improve their capability and contribution. The American Cancer Society is also dedicated to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce to help achieve our mission.

 

Save Lives. Fulfill Yours.

 

ACS is an equal opportunity employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBT community, veterans, and people with disabilities.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=29180

 

***  From Maralee Csellar:

 

Hi Ned,

 

Please include the job opening below in next week’s email edition.

 

Thanks, Maralee

 

Maralee Csellar, Director of Media Relations, George Washington University

 

10.)  Senior Associate Director of Media Relations, Office of Media Relations, George Washington University, Washington, DC

 

George Washington University’s Office of Media Relations is seeking to hire a Senior Associate Director of Media Relations. This position will lead, direct and oversee strategic editorial media planning, pitching and op-ed strategy in a fast-paced newsroom style environment and requires strong relationships or the ability to  develop and maintain relationships with key reporters and editors at top-tier and influential media print, online and broadcast outlets. In addition to the editorial planning, this position will serve as a “first responder” to support crisis communications and rapid response efforts on behalf of Director or Assistant Vice President of Media Relations during emergencies. This position also acts on behalf of Director of Media Relations in her absence. We are looking for an individual with at least 10 years of experience in journalism, broadcast news or public relations. If interested, visit https://www.gwu.jobs/postings/27281 to apply.  Application review will begin week of June 15.

 

***  From Bill Seiberlich:

 

11.)  Director of Public Relations, Agora Cyber Charter School, Wayne, PA

http://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=2b76d5e33d02e030

 

12.)  Director of Communications, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory – Princeton, NJ

http://www.pppl.gov/organization/careers-human-resources/jobs/director-communications

 

13.)  SR PUBLIC REL SPEC, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

http://uhrapps.rutgers.edu/jobs/JobDetail.aspx?pst_num=15-001242

 

14.)  Marketing/Communications Manager (Sales Analytics Manager), client located in the Bucks County area, The Creative Group, TREVOSE, PA

http://www.roberthalf.com/creativegroup/job-search/43329525

 

15.)  Associate Director of Marketing & Community Engagement, Campus Dining, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

https://jobs.princeton.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=211651

 

16.)  Corporate Communications Manager, Hanover Research, Arlington, VA

http://www.simplyhired.com/job/corporate-communications-manager-job/hanover-research/6fntx4w243

 

17.)  Editor, Social Media and Digital Content, Fidelity Charitable, Cary, North Carolina

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Editor,-Social-Media-and-Digital-Content/150410.html

 

18.)  Communications Officer, US Program Job, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Washington, DC

http://careers.gatesfoundation.org/job/Washington-Communications-Officer%2C-US-Program-Job-DC-20001/270050400/

 

19.)  Associate Director of Marketing and Communications, Ronald C. Wornick Jewish Day School, Foster City, CA

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Ronald-C.-Wornick-Jewish-Day-School/jobs/Associate-Director-Marketing-Communication-9dd061fc623b83c1

 

***  From Rahel Dufera:

 

Hello,

 

Would you please assist me in posting the attached job on JOTW newsletter? Please let me know if you have any questions need additional information.

 

Thanks,

 

Rahel Dufera

 

Human Resources Generalist,

American Geophysical Union

 

20.)  Sharing Science Specialist, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC

 

About AGU:

 

Home to more than 60,000 scientists from 139 countries, AGU provides a dynamic forum for Earth and Space scientists to advance research, collaborate across disciplines, and communicate the importance and impact of science to society. Through top-ranked scientific journals, scientific meetings and conferences, and other educational and scientific programs, AGU offers opportunities to present and publish research, gain leadership experience, mentor, and freely exchange knowledge.

 

Purpose & Responsibilities:

 

The Sharing Science program is dedicated to AGU’s vision to galvanize the community of Earth and space scientists to communicate science and its power to ensure a sustainable future. This is accomplished by helping scientists to improve their ability to communicate about their research and its impact, as well as fostering outreach to and engagement with a variety of audiences, including the press, policy makers, and the public. Sharing Science staff implement this vision to attain a measurable increase in the credibility and influence of scientists with public audiences, as well as increase awareness of the Earth and space sciences and their implications for society and the environment.

 

The Sharing Science Specialist is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the growing grassroots engagement and outreach program, including organizing science communication skill-building activities and events, managing outreach campaigns designed to reach a variety of audiences, and building and mobilizing a network of members and volunteer leaders. This position works closely with the Program Manager, who is responsible for much of the strategic planning for and development of the Sharing Science program.

 

As needed, the specialist also acts as a strategic communications officer for AGU in various capacities, carrying out other, potentially unrelated, projects and duties. The incumbent travels to locations in the U.S., and potentially abroad, multiple times throughout the year (3 – 6 trips) to present, host or otherwise be involved with events and activities related to the program. Other duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications & Experience:

 

  • 3-6 years with BS/BA; with at least 2 years of recent experience related to member engagement or grassroots advocacy;
  • Preferred degree in English, Communications or Journalism; science –related coursework is a strong plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Strong time management and organizational skills, as well as attention to detail and ability to manage complex logistics.
  • Excellent verbal, writing and editing skills, including experience writing for the web and writing/editing blogs specifically.
  • Adept at qualifying speakers, facilitators, and trainers for a variety of events and projects.
  • Skilled networker and recruiter; adept at quickly establishing relationships with potential members and leaders for the Sharing Science network. Comfortable with cordial, persistent and assertive outreach, including cold-calling and otherwise initiating first contacts with potential recruits.
  • The ability to communicate easily and effectively with scientists and researchers, as well as AGU staff and leaders, in both public and private settings.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work independently.
  • Prior experience using writing and publishing software, such as Microsoft Word and Word Press, as well as e-mail and spreadsheet software.

 

The successful candidate for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

AGU proudly offers a casual work environment, excellent compensation, generous work-life opportunities, and an outstanding benefits package.

 

AGU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

To Apply:

For consideration, please submit your cover letter with your salary requirements and a resume at

https://rew12.ultipro.com/AME1056/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=191

 

21.)  Communications and Marketing Manager for Environmental Non-Profit, Alice Ferguson Foundation, Accokeek, Maryland

http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=29265

 

***  From Jonathan Palumbo:

 

Good afternoon,

 

A colleague of mine suggested I contact you about getting an open position listed with you.

 

Please consider listing this position, and be in touch with me if I can answer any questions.
Best,

 

Jonathan

 

22.)  Communications Director, City Year, Boston, Mass.

https://cityyear.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CityYear/job/Boston-MA/Communications-Director_R465-3.

 

23.)  Communications Manager, Alpha-1 Foundation, Miami, Florida

http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/jobs/17106-communications-manager

 

***  From Andrew Hudson’s Jobs List

 

24.)  Communications Intern, CF Studio Architecture + Development, Cherry Creek, CO

http://andrewhudsonsjobslist.com/index.cfm?PID=805&ID=9715,31735,0&S=ionmtioruwr#j052515_3

 

25.)  Public Relations Intern, Promo Communications, Aspen, CO

http://andrewhudsonsjobslist.com/index.cfm?PID=805&ID=9715,31735,0&S=ionmtioruwr#j052515_9

 

26.)  Communications Intern, City of Evans, Coloardo

http://andrewhudsonsjobslist.com/index.cfm?PID=805&ID=9715,31735,0&S=ionmtioruwr#j052515_5

 

27.)  Director of Communications, Solar Cookers International, Sacramento, California

http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/jobs/17204-director-of-communications

 

28.)  Communications and Media Specialist, Making Cents International, Washington, D.C.

http://www.comminit.com/job_vacancies/content/communications-and-media-specialist-making-cents-international-washington-dc-united-stat

 

29.)  Public Relations & Social Media Manager (Bilingual Spanish), Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation, Alexandria, Virginia

http://www.jobtarget.com/c/job.cfm?job=17755224

 

30.)  Communications Director, Natura Bisse International, Inc., Dallas, Texas

http://jobs.prsa.org/jobseeker/job/23627247

 

31.)  Senior Account Executive, Free Agents Marketing, Suffolk, Virginia

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Senior-Account-Executive/150437.html

 

32.)  Manager, Government Relations/Public Policy Communications, Adobe, Washington, DC

http://www.glassdoor.com/job-listing/manager-government-relations-public-policy-communications-JV_IC1138213_KO0,57_IE1090.htm

 

33.)  Public Relations & Partnership Marketing Director, National 4-H Council, Chevy Chase, Maryland

http://jobs.prsa.org/jobseeker/job/23904989

 

34.)  Director of Communications & Social Media, Craft Yarn Council, Carrollton, TX

http://www.indeed.com/cmp/Craft-Yarn-Council/jobs/Director-Communication-Social-Media-091a27b20c6e3d81

 

35.)  Account Executive – Corporate Communications, PadillaCRT, Richmond, VA

http://padillacrt.iapplicants.com/ViewJob-680107.html

 

36.)  Visual Communications Specialist – E2A, Pathfinder International, Washington D.C.

http://www.comminit.com/job_vacancies/content/visual-communications-specialist-e2a-pathfinder-international-washington-dc-united-state

 

37.)  US Media Manager, The Marine Stewardship Council, Washington, D.C.

http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=29308

 

38.)  Senior Account Executive, Free Agents Marketing, Suffolk, VA

http://www.talentzoo.com/job/Senior-Account-Executive/150437.html

 

39.)  Marketing Communication Officer, Americas, DSM, Stanley, NC

http://www.dsm.com/talentlink-portal-component/en_US/cworld/index.do?action=getRequisitionDetails&nPostingTargetId=10191

 

***  From Jennifer Bahrami:

 

40.)  Senior Marketing Communications Specialist, CNSI, Rockville, MD

http://www.cns-inc.com/open-positions/senior-marketing-communications-specialist-625

 

41.)  Communications Coordinator, BP, Washington, DC

https://jobs.bp.com/job/washington-d-c/communications-coordinator/198/330839

 

42.)  Communications & External Affairs Lead, BP, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

https://jobs.bp.com/job/kuala-lumpur/communications-and-external-affairs-lead/198/225915

 

43.)  Communications Manager, BP, Shanghai, China

https://jobs.bp.com/job/shanghai/communications-manager/198/312411

 

44.)  Marketing Specialist, Hiway Federal Credit Union, Saint Paul, MN

https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit2/?id=13221481&t=2

 

45.)  Senior Director, Public & Media Relations, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, New Jersey

http://www.execsearches.com/non-profit-jobs/jobDetail.asp?job_id=29337

 

***  From Kelli D. Boyer, PHR:

 

Good Morning,

 

I would like to submit a posting for your Monday jobs listing.  Attached is the job description and application instructions.  Please let me know if you need additional information.

 

Thanks!

 

Kelli

 

Kelli D. Boyer, PHR

Director, Human Resources

Vision Technologies Systems, Inc.

 

46.)  Sr. Associate, Corporate Communications, Vision Technologies Systems, Inc., Alexandria, VA

 

VT Systems, a diversified company providing solutions to the commercial and government markets in the aerospace, electronics, land systems and marine sectors, is seeking a Sr. Associate, Corporate Communications for our US Headquarters office in Alexandria, VA. Reporting to the Director of Human Resources & Administration, the Sr. Associate, Corporate Communications should have the following background:

 

MAINTAIN A STRONG BRAND FOR VT SYSTEMS (VTS) THROUGH AN ACTIVE CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS PROGRAM

 

o Maintain and develop a strong VTS brand and corporate identity, ensuring consistency across sectors and geography, and continually reviewing it to ensure alignment with parent company, ST Engineering Group’s businesses

o Formulate branding strategy for VTS in alignment with parent branding

 

COORDINATE WITH ST ENGINEERING GROUP CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS TEAM AND VTS SUBSIDIARIES

 

o Tradeshows

o Corporate Identity Manual

o Policies and Procedures

 

MANAGE DAY-TO-DAY EXECUTION OF VTS CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS ACTIVITIES, INCLUDING BRANDING, MEDIA RELATIONS, TRADESHOWS, AND MARKETING COLLATERALS

 

o Manage the day-to-day implementation and execution of VTS’s corporate communications activities, including coordination of Corporate Communication activities of VTS subsidiaries

o Manage media relations activities, including the drafting and editing of releases, speeches, nominations, Q&A and other related materials; develop materials for press interviews and stories; coordinate one-on-one interviews for management; prepare press kits

o Oversee production of print collaterals, such as brochures, from concept to copywriting, design, printing and distribution

o Handle logistics for customer and other events, including planning, coordination of team, exhibits if any, invitation and confirmation of press attendance, guest list, gifts, etc.

o Assist in staging of tradeshows and exercise ownership over assigned role

o Manage day-to-day upkeep of the website and portal, continually reviewing its design and content with the aim to improve transparency and user friendliness

o Oversee community sponsorships, evaluating opportunities and aligning it to VTS’s business goals and brand personality

o Create and adapt various corporate presentations

o Write newsletter stories

o Manage vendors for marketing and promotional items

o Manage VTS industry associations and memberships (i.e. AUSA, NDIA, etc)

o Perform other duties as assigned by Director of Human Resources

 

MUST HAVE: Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Journalism or a related field 5 years relevant working experience Ability to travel within the United States and internationally Excellent written and verbal communication skills PLEASE SUBMIT: Cover letter, resume, and salary requirements. Submissions without these items will not be reviewed. Please send to hr@vt-systems.com.

 

47.)  Manager, Media Relations/Consumer, Golin, Chicago, IL

https://ipg.taleo.net/careersection/golin_ext_cs/jobdetail.ftl?job=000654

 

48.)  Account Supervisor, Media Relations, Golin, NY, NY

https://ipg.taleo.net/careersection/golin_ext_cs/jobdetail.ftl?job=000379

 

49.)  PR Internship, Golin, San Francisco, CA

https://ipg.taleo.net/careersection/golin_ext_cs/jobdetail.ftl?job=001218

 

***  Your weekly JOTW alternative selections:

 

50.)  Princesses and Childrens Entertainers at Parties! WILL TRAIN! Adrenaline Entertainment, Woodbury, NY

http://www.barefootstudent.com/new_york/jobs/child_care/princesses_and_childrens_entertainers_at_parties_will_train_240214

 

***  Weekly Piracy Report:

 

098-15   26.05.2015: 0100 LT: Posn : Tincan Berth No. 1, Lagos, Nigeria.

The deck watch onboard an anchored product tanker noticed a small boat with three persons attempting to board the vessel and raised the alarm. Seeing the alerted crew, the robbers aborted and moved away. Lagos Port Control informed.

 

097-15   23.5.2015: 0330 LT: Posn: 01:02.5N – 103:39.0E, Around 5nm South of Pulau Nipah, Indonesia.

Four robbers boarded a container ship underway. Crew spotted them near the aft deck and alerted the other crew members. Seeing alerted crew the robbers escaped in their speed boat. A search was carried out. Nothing stolen.

 

096-15   20.05.2015: 0001 LT: Posn: 13:44.0N – 121:02.3E, Batangas Anchorage, Philippines.

Three robbers in an unlit boat boarded an anchored product tanker using a hook attached with rope while the crew were busy with pilot arrangements and berthing procedures. The robbers broke into the bosun store and stole ship’s properties. The duty officer on the bridge noticed the robbers and raised the alarm. Upon hearing the alarm and seeing the crew alertness, the robbers jumped overboard and escaped with the stolen items in their boat. VTMS Batangas and Coast Guard were informed.

 

SUS-002               Suspicious Incident: This incident will not be included in the statistics.

16.05.2015: 1000 – 1043 LT: Posn: 04:10N – 121:10E, Around 69nm SSE of Bintoulan Island, Philippines, Celebes Sea.

A passenger vessel underway noticed several suspicious fast inflatable boats approaching. Master realised that they were power boats, and at a distance of 0.5nm, ship’s speed was increased and course altered. All the boats stopped following the ship, but one of the boats continued to chase for another 15 minutes before aborting the approach, around 65nm SE of Bintoulan Island, Philippines. The ship continued her passage.

 

095-15   22.05.2015: 0630 LT: Posn: 10:11N – 107:03E, Vung Tau Roads, Vietnam.

Duty Bosun on routine rounds onboard an anchored container ship noticed the forward paint locker broken into. Upon checking, he found traces of foot prints visible on the deck and ship’s stores stolen from the paint locker. Incident reported to the local agents and CSO. On berthing, an immigration officer boarded the ship and inspected the paint locker and took some photos.

 

094-15   15.05.2015: 0600 LT: Posn: 03:35.00N – 110:35.50E, Around 64nm NW of Tanjung Sirik Lighthouse Mukahi, Sarawak, Malaysia.

More than 10 pirates wearing masks, armed with a pistol, knives and axe in two big fishing boats and four small boats approached and boarded a product tanker underway. They took hostage all crew members, damaged the ship’s equipment and hijacked the tanker. They transferred the oil cargo into another vessel, stole crew personnel belongings and escaped on 16.05.2015. All crew safe. The tanker managed to sail to a safe port. The Malaysian Authorities boarded the tanker for investigation.

 

093-15   20.05.2015: 0630 LT: Posn: Dumai Anchorage, Indonesia.

Robbers boarded an anchored Product tanker unnoticed. They broke the padlock of the aft E/R casing door but nothing was reported stolen. The master informed the CSO of the security breach.

 

***  Ball cap of the week: USS Fort Worth LCS 3

 

***  Coffee Mug of the week:  Payogan Villas Resort and Spa, Ubud, Bali

 

***  T-shirt of the week:   Matsumoto Shave Ice – Haleiwa, Hawaii

 

***  Musical guest artist of the week:   Bobby Fuller Four

 

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